Mount Waverley Secondary College
College Principal's Report

College Principal's Report

College Principal's Report   Mount Waverley Secondary College alive with the Sound of Music! This year the college has an amazing 264 students participating in the music program. They are committed to a gruelling training schedule which results in these students showcasing their incredible talents in the Year 7 Band, 3 concert bands, 2 jazz bands, 4 string orchestras, 4 …

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Senior Campus Principal's Report

Senior Campus Principal's Report

Senior Campus Principal's Report   On Demand Testing and REAP As part of our plan to increase the collection and use of data our students in Year 7s and 8 have been involved in a range of testing. This information is not used as assessment for reports, it provides teachers with information about the strengths and weaknesses of our students …

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Junior Campus Update

Junior Campus Update

Junior Campus Update   Term 1 - a great start to the year! Students and staff have settled into the year and the routine of college life very well on the Junior Campus. Classrooms have been very productive as work tasks and assessments have been completed. With conversations about learning progress occurring at Student Parent Teachers conferences held last Wednesday …

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Student Voice @ MWSC

Student Voice @ MWSC

Student Voice @ MWSC   Mount Matters Home Group Representatives Our Year 11 Mount Matters Home Group Representatives were presented with their badges at this week’s Year 11 assembly. The Mount Matters Representatives will meet as a group each fortnight and participate in student-led focus groups, facilitated by our student leaders. They will seek feedback from their Home Group around …

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Student Voice - Year 12 Prefect

Student Voice - Year 12 Prefect

Student Voice -  Year 12 Prefect            UN Youth State Conference Janan and I arrived at the Lord Somers Camp at around 4.30pm on Friday 10 March and immediately began social activities in which we began to meet and befriend the other attendees at the conference. We had all been assigned ‘workshop groups’ consisting of about …

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Student Voice - Deputy Captain

Student Voice - Deputy Captain

Student Voice   VicSRC's Student Voice Workshop (formerly known as Regional Conference) had such a fun and positive vibe! Being able to co-facilitate and work with students from around Victoria at the Bastow Institute, including those who spent hours travelling just to get there, was a really good experience and it was interesting to hear all the different stories about …

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Assistant Principal's Report

Assistant Principal's Report

Assistant Principal's Report   Beijing Opera Concert - 18 March Last Saturday night, I had the pleasure of attending the Melbourne Recital Centre for the Beijing Opera Concert by the Australian New Goldberg Orchestra (ANGO). Much to my delight, Mr Joseph Yu, our Head of Brass, took the opportunity to invite me back stage where I was greeted by both …

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Careers Room News

Careers Room News

  Careers Room News Tertiary Open Days are a great way for families and students to explore the future options. Senior Campus families are encouraged to plan ahead. If families commence visiting a couple of institutions a year when in Years 9 and 10 their interests and plans become clearer.   DEAKIN UNIVERSITY tours Where:   Geelong, Melbourne, Warrnambool When: …

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MWSC Student Services Update

MWSC Student Services Update

Student Services Update   Friday 17 March was the National Day of Action against Bullying and Violence. This event encouraged all students to “take a stand together” against bullying and violence in the classroom, in schools and beyond. Our students signed our “pledge wall”, with ways that they would take a stand on bullying. At MWSC, we say “Bullying. No …

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Message from Production team and the Resource Centre

Message from Production team and the Resource Centre

     The 2017 college production team says - "Thank you" While parents were talking with teachers on their child's progress, our 2017 production team were in the Fishbowl selling lots of yummy products. Thank you to all the happy bakers for your donations and to all the happy customers. The team raised an amazing $761 for the production. Well …

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Clayton North Primary visit & Year 12 EAL

Clayton North Primary visit & Year 12 EAL

Excursion to Clayton North Primary School   We went to Clayton North Primary School on the 17 March. We helped teaching Japanese and taught children how to make a cup, “Kabuto” and “Pakkun” with Origami. First, we had two classes of 5 year old children. They were speaking Japanese in a cheerful voice. We played some games; a Japanese version …

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Assessment, Data and Reporting

Assessment, Data and Reporting

Assessment, Data and Reporting   My name is Jason McCrae and I am the Leading Teacher of Assessment, Data and Reporting. This is my first year at Mount Waverley Secondary College, I am in my 17th year of teaching, and I would like to say how welcoming everybody has been. I am writing to share with you some exciting work …

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International Students welcomed

International Students welcomed

International Students welcomed     On Wednesday 15 March, three of our new International Students attended an ‘International Student Welcome Reception’ held at Government House. Mrs Linda Smith (International Student Coordinator) accompanied Yubo Liu, Simo Zhang and Yucheng Ma to this event. The International Students were welcomed to Melbourne by the Governor of Victoria (Her Excellency The Hon. Linda Dessau AC …

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News from the Middle School

News from the Middle School

News from the Middle School As Term 1 ends, I would like to congratulate all students for the way they have applied themselves to their studies and extra-curricular activities. It was pleasing to see a large number of parents and students at the Parent Student Teacher Conferences held this week, seeking feedback to improve their learning. During the holiday break …

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